Bollywood star, former Miss Sri Lanka and ardent PETA India supporter Jacqueline Fernandez, who recently went
vegan, is now personally appealing to her family
members, friends and throngs of fans to follow her kind example and go vegan
for the 40 days of Lent.
"I went vegan, and
I've never felt better. Now, I want to share that wonderful feeling with
everybody I know", says Fernandez. "It's very simple: Going vegan is
the best thing you can do to help stop animal suffering, protect the
environment and safeguard your own health, and Lent is the perfect time to
A diet based on fruits, vegetables, beans, nuts, and grains is
beneficial to human health, reducing the risk of heart disease, diabetes and
cancer – all of which are major health concerns in India. Also, raising animals for food is a leading cause of water pollution, land degradation and the
greenhouse-gas emissions responsible for climate change. And every vegan saves
animals from torment on factory farms where they are routinely mutilated,
beaten, kicked, prodded and dragged.
commitment to animal rights doesn't end at the dinner table. She recently shot
ad asking Mumbai residents to help put cruel horse-drawn carriages out to
pasture, and she wrote a letter on PETA's behalf urging the Mumbai municipal
corporation to do everything it can to stop horse-drawn carriage rides.
To get started, order our free vegetarian/vegan starter kit by writing to us at Info@petaindia.org now and take our pledge to go vegan this
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